Invention Project Assignment - The requirements for the Invention Project
Invention Report - Click here to go to a description of this assignment - Note, this is for extra credit only
Inventor Report - Click here to go to a description of this assignment - Note, this is for extra credit only
|Invention Project Grading Rubric - The form used to grade your project|
Links You Will Find Helpful While Doing This Project
Zoom Inventors and Inventions - Great site for looking at prior inventions
American Inventors and Inventions - Search prior inventions and inventors
Google Patent Search - Using Google to search prior inventions has made the process so much easier. Try it, you will be amazed. Now there is no excuse for not knowing that your invention has already been made!!
United States Patent and Trademark Office - Search for your invention to see if it has been invented before; try the quicksearch first - it's the easiest to use
Smith College Museum of Ancient Inventions: Museum Directory - Look at ancient inventions
Totally Absurd Inventions - Have fun checking out these totally absurd inventions!
Important websites for patent information and searching for patents are found here. Visit ProTeacher
Great website from MIT for the serious student inventor read up on how to go about getting your invention to the marketplace; make sure to play some of the great games, especially the trivia quiz. (in the Games & Trivia section )